The Nintex™ Leadership Breakfast Series
The Nintex™ Leadership Breakfast Series assembles influential business leaders in the Puget Sound region to share their lessons in leadership with MBA students. Students learn from the actual experiences of visionary leaders such as Brett Campbell.
Spring 2015 Series
May 15th, 2015
Founder and CEO, CookBrite and Primus BioVision
April 17th, 2015
Vice President of Social Enterprise, FareStart
Winter 2015 Series
February 20th, 2015
Executive Search Consultant, Spencer Stuart
January 16th, 2015
"Be centered. Get focused." - Components of Liz's mantra.
Fall 2014 Series
December 12th, 2014
CEO and Founder, Apptio
"Glass is half empty. Always be self-critical. Spend most of your time on improvement." - A couple of leadership philosophies at Apptio.
November 14th, 2014
Corporate VP of Marketing and Chair of Employee Giving, Microsoft
"Think in circles, not lines. After you work through a plan, route back to the beginning and see if your idea will build a virtuous cycle." - A piece of career philosophy from Allison.
October 10th, 2014
"...you should not be the smartest person on your team. You must have your replacement, and your people must constantly amaze you." - Advice on choosing your core team from Mark.
September 19th, 2014
CEO, Washington Technology Industry Association
"Beware of people who tell you there is a sequence your career should follow. Be prepared for anything and pay attention, opportunity will present itself. You cannot control any outcomes except your own work. Focus on that and the rest will come." - Advice from Michael.
Fall 2013 Series
December 13th, 2013
COL Robin K. King, DVM, PhD, ACVPM
Commander, Public Health Command Region – West
November 15th, 2013
Chairman, JPMorgan Chase, PNW
October 18th, 2013
President and CEO, Smartsheet.com
Spring 2013 Series
April 26th, 2013
Vice President of Sales, EMC
April 5th, 2013
President of the Seattle Seahawks, Sounders FC and First & Goal, Inc.
"Don't spend what you don't have. You can't control revenue, but you can control spending."
Winter 2013 Series
March 15th, 2013
General Jeffery S. Buchanan
Deputy Commanding General, I Corps, Joint Base Lewis-Mchord, Washington
"Military leadership is not easier because they have to follow orders. If morale is low due to lack of trust, they will not perform; they know that prison is better than getting killed."
February 8, 2013
Former CEO and President, Boeing Commercial Airlines
"The most important person in the world should be the person you're talking to."
January 7, 2013
"Ruthless prioritization: Sometimes it is what you decide not to do that is more important to your success than what you decide to do."
Fall 2012 Series
November 7, 2012
CEO, Evergreen Healthcare
"Networking is key to career. Sometimes a door opens, you may not have planned or even want to go through, but it leads to great things."
October 5, 2012
Former CEO, Sharebuilder
Former CEO, Jobster
"HR management is as important as product design as a CEO."